Used as an interrogative at the end of a statement as a way of inviting agreement, approval, or confirmation
you went to see Angie on Monday, right?
According to what is correct for a particular situation or thing
is this the right way to the cottage?
you're not holding it the right way up
The best or most suitable of a number of possible choices for a particular purpose or occasion
he was clearly the right man for the job
I was waiting for the right moment to ask him
Socially fashionable or important
he was seen at all the right places
In a satisfactory, sound, or normal state or condition
that sausage doesn't smell right
if only I could have helped put matters right
Denoting or worn on the side of a person's body which is toward the east when they are facing north
my right elbow
her right shoe
Denoting the corresponding side of any other object
the right edge of the field
On this side from the point of view of a spectator
Complete; absolute (used for emphasis, typically in derogatory contexts)
I felt a right idiot
Of or relating to a person or political party or grouping favoring conservative views
are you politically right, left, or center?
Used to indicate one's agreement with a suggestion or to acknowledge a statement or order
“Barry's here.” “Oh, right”
right you are, sir
Used as a filler in speech or as a way of confirming that someone is listening to or understanding what one is saying
and I didn't think any more of it, right, but Mom said I should take him to a doctor
Used to introduce an utterance, exhortation, or suggestion
right, let's have a drink
Restore to a normal or upright position
we righted the capsized dinghy
Restore to a normal or correct condition or situation
righting the economy demanded major cuts in defense spending
Redress or rectify (a wrong or mistaken action)
she was determined to right the wrongs done to her father
Make reparation to (someone) for a wrong done to them
we'll see you righted
That which is morally correct, just, or honorable
she doesn't understand the difference between right and wrong
the rights and wrongs of the matter
A moral or legal entitlement to have or obtain something or to act in a certain way
she had every right to be angry
you're quite within your rights to ask for your money back
there is no right of appeal against the decision
The authority to perform, publish, film, or televise a particular work, event, etc
they sold the paperback rights
The right-hand part, side, or direction
take the first turning on the right
she seated me on her right
(in football or a similar sport) The right-hand half of the field when facing the opponent's goal
The right wing of an army
A right turn
he made a right in Dorchester Avenue
A road or entrance on the right
take the first right over the stream
(esp. in the context of boxing) A person's right fist
A blow given with this
the young cop swung a terrific right
A grouping or political party favoring conservative views and supporting capitalist economic principles
The section of a group or political party adhering particularly strongly to such views
To the furthest or most complete extent or degree (used for emphasis)
the car spun right off the track
I'm right out of ideas
Exactly; directly (used to emphasize the precise location or time of something)
Harriet was standing right behind her
Immediately; without delaying or hesitating
I'll be right back
it's right spooky in there!
he had guessed right
In the required or necessary way; properly; satisfactorily
nothing's going right for me this season
On or to the right side
turn right at Main Street
being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north; "my right hand"; "right center field"; "a right-hand turn"; "the right bank of a river is the bank on your right side when you are facing downstream"
an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"; "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a ...
make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
precisely, exactly; "stand right here!"
correct: free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth; "the correct answer"; "the correct version"; "the right answer"; "took the right road"; "the right decision"
put in or restore to an upright position; "They righted the sailboat that had capsized"
"Right" is a song written by David Bowie for his Young Americans album in 1975.
The most common relative directions are ', , , , , and . No absolute direction corresponds to any of the relative directions. This is a consequence of the translational invariance of the laws of physics: nature, loosely speaking, behaves the same no matter what direction one moves. ...
Ethics (also known as moral philosophy) is a branch of philosophy that addresses questions about morality — that is, concepts such as good and evil, right and wrong, justice, virtue, etc.
In politics, Right, right-wing and rightist are generally used to describe support for preserving traditional social orders and hierarchies. ...
The Right (La Destra) is a national-conservative political party in Italy.
The Right is a fictional anti-mutant organization in the Marvel Comics universe. The group first appeared in X-Factor #17 in June 1987.
That which complies with justice, law or reason; A legal or moral entitlement; The right side or direction; The ensemble of right-wing political parties; political conservatives as a group; To correct; To set upright; To return to normal upright position; Straight, not bent; Of an angle, ...
(righter) comparative form of right: more right
(Rights) Options granted to shareholders to purchase additional shares directly from the company concerned. Rights are issued to shareholders in proportion to the securities they may hold in a company.
(rights) When a company wants to raise more funds by issuing additional securities, it may give its stockholders the opportunity, ahead of others, to buy the new securities in proportion to the number of shares each owns. The piece of paper evidencing this privilege is called a right. ...
(Rights) Ownership of all the various ways in which a creative work may be reproduced, used, or applied. Most editors buy only specific rights at any given time, and these should be clearly outlined in the contract.
(Rights) Conditions and terms of a licensing agreement between a copyright owner and a publisher.
(Rights) Claims that society recognises as fair, such as legal rights, political rights, social rights and human rights (See also Civil rights and Political rights)
(Rights) The privileges a user or role has on a system.
(Rights) Permission to perform specific actions with site content, such as viewing or modifying a page. Rights are enabled or disabled for a user role. Users can perform only those actions allowed by the rights assigned to their role.
(100. rights) File-level and folder-level permissions that allow access to a Web site.
(RIGHTS) For The Christian, rights are inferior to Biblical responsibility. While Christians should be thankful for rights, having those rights should not be an excuse to waive Biblical commands. ...
(RIGHTS) The protection that is given to you by law. For example, you have a right to compensation if your bank goes bust and you lose money.
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